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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.91/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.82/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 3.7 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.91/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.82/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Tankless water heaters recalled due to fire hazard

Daesung has received 40 reports of the units overheating, including four involving burns on the wall where the heater was mounted and two involving fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

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Olympus recalls digital audio recorders due to burn hazard

The recalled recorders can overheat when charging, posing a burn hazard to consumers and property. About 500 units are recalled. Olympus has received three reports of the recorders overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.89/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 2.2 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.89/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Schatz announces $4.4M boost for small businesses

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Treasury Department announced today that Hawaii has received $4,477,238 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow and create jobs. To date, $13,168,350 in SSBCI funds have been disbursed to the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation to support businesses and the […]

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New 10-year visas to promote China tourism

MEDIA RELEASE President Obama announced the United States and the People’s Republic of China have agreed to increase the validity period of short-term visas for tourists and business travelers from one to ten years, the longest validity period possible under U.S. law. In addition, both countries agreed to extend the validity period of student and […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.99/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.94/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 4.1 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.99/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.94/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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KKCC seeking new executive director

MEDIA RELEASE Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Vivian Landrum has announced her resignation effective late this year. Under her executive leadership over the past 9 years, the Kona-Kohala Chamber has achieved greater success in serving the businesses and communities of West Hawaii. An executive search is underway for the organization that represents over […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.03/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.99/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 1.1 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.03/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.99/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.05/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 0.5 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.05/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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A HELCO utility pole which was hardened against the onslaught of the lava flow appears to be surviving in the lava flow Saturday (Oct 25). Photo courtesy of HELCO

HELCO power poles still standing in the lava flow

Hawaii Electric Light reports that its power poles along Apa‘a Street currently remain in place as the lava flow crossed the road early Saturday morning (Oct 25).

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SBA offers low interest loans for those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Hawaii residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Iselle that occurred August 7 – 9, 2014, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following the October 16 denial of the state’s appeal for […]

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